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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-27-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,469
Posted By roberts
Thanks for sharing your trip and photos. :clap...

Thanks for sharing your trip and photos. :clap Your bike seemed familiar, and then I realized it is Robert's ex-Dakar! I've ridden with him and that bike many times! I'm going to continue reading...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,081
Posted By roberts
Dang, I didn't know about the bike show and I'm...

Dang, I didn't know about the bike show and I'm really sorry that I missed it! I used to go to their show many years ago when it was at Ski Shores. Thanks for the photos. :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 43,069
Posted By roberts
This is actually the best reason I know of for a...

This is actually the best reason I know of for a crazy ride! I'm looking forward to the rest of your report.

[QUOTE]This is insane. That was the first thought that crossed my mind when the idea of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By roberts
It is my understanding that you are legally...

It is my understanding that you are legally required to have just one mirror. However, your rear-view will be severely reduced with just one, so you will be doing alot of head turning. :zilla
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By roberts
Uh oh, sorry about the unexpected adventure....

Uh oh, sorry about the unexpected adventure. Hopefully just replacing part #3 will fix it all.

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-zLCS9dQ/0/M/i-zLCS9dQ-M.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By roberts
I'm in Houston. Are you riding here? If so, there...

I'm in Houston. Are you riding here? If so, there will now be two red F800GS-Adventures here. :clap:clap I'm sure there are more, but I just haven't seen them.

[QUOTE=Mapco;25032510]Funny you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By roberts
Congratulations! I have the same bike and I...

Congratulations! I have the same bike and I really like it. I didn't expect it to be too much different than the 2009 F800GS it replaced, but I was wrong. I like everything about the new one better....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-03-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By roberts
That sounds like a great ride! Those are some of...

That sounds like a great ride! Those are some of my favorite places, and I doubt that I'll ever get tired of riding there. I'm glad that your first long trip turned out well. :ricky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,382
Posted By roberts
This sounds like a great way to honor your friend...

This sounds like a great way to honor your friend Bill and the motorcycling support he gave you. The motorcycling community is a good one, and I hope that you meet some interesting people and see...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By roberts
Thanks! The next time you see Ron please tell him...

Thanks! The next time you see Ron please tell him that Robert, the GS rider from Houston, said hello. I see that we have the same packing methods on our R1200GS-Adventures. Aluminum luggage, tank bag...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By roberts
Great photos! :clap And getting a break from the...

Great photos! :clap And getting a break from the Texas heat must have been nice. Is your riding partner's name Ronnie? I've talked to him at BMW events for many years and even have a photo of him,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By roberts
It looks like it was a great trip, on a great...

It looks like it was a great trip, on a great bike! :ricky I have two friends who also ride R1100GS's. I am going to start reading your blog when I get home tonight. I did notice that your "Day One"...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,530
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the excellent and entertaining...

Thank you for the excellent and entertaining report! When you make it back to Austin maybe I'll see you at Lone Star BMW/Triumph.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 94,030
Posted By roberts
Thank you for sharing your trip report .:clap I...

Thank you for sharing your trip report .:clap I am also going to start looking through your blog. Last month I spent a week in South Dakota (the Pine Ridge reservation area) and it sure is beautiful....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,349
Posted By roberts
I'm in Houston, so I'm going to follow along on...

I'm in Houston, so I'm going to follow along on your trip. Now that you are out of Texas the weather should be cooling off. :ricky
Forum: Photos 06-14-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
Thanks! I'll go out there any Saturday or Sunday....

Thanks! I'll go out there any Saturday or Sunday. Since it is already over 90 degrees, an early morning ride would be best. And next time I'm taking a cover for my helmet. :lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,538
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the excellent report! I really...

Thank you for the excellent report! I really enjoyed it. :clap I've ridden in some of those areas (mostly on a R1150GS-ADV like Jim's) and I need to get back out there again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8,197
Views: 2,876,201
Posted By roberts
Here is mine. Notice my helmet on the passenger...

Here is mine. Notice my helmet on the passenger peg in the first photo. While I was gone for two hours a bird started building a nest in it! :lol3
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8,197
Views: 2,876,201
Posted By roberts
I have the same bike, and I really like what you...

I have the same bike, and I really like what you have done to yours. It looks great! I like the powder coated luggage, and I'm now considering having mine done.

[QUOTE=XPlicitly;23916651]After...
Forum: Photos 04-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
I got as much of the sticks and leaves out that I...

I got as much of the sticks and leaves out that I could before I rode 50 miles back home, with dust and dirt swirling around behind the face shield the entire time. When I got home I had to vacuum...
Forum: Photos 03-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dKFRfRZ/0/M/i-d...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dKFRfRZ/0/M/i-dKFRfRZ-M.jpg


[QUOTE=D R;23759344]If the bird is on the EPA's endangered list, you would have been required to leave your helmet and motorcycle...
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
Thanks! It is a Canon 5D, with a Canon 70-300L...

Thanks! It is a Canon 5D, with a Canon 70-300L lens.
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
From now on I am going to put the helmet in a...

From now on I am going to put the helmet in a nylon helmet-bag before I put it on the peg. It won't make it dog pee proof, but it will be bird nest proof.
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
Thanks! :D

Thanks! :D
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
Now that spring is here the birds are very...

Now that spring is here the birds are very active. The park was loud with all of their chirping, cheeping, squawking and fartin'. And the alligators are starting to come out due to the warmer...
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By roberts
A Bird got in my Helmet

Last Wednesday I rode to Brazos Bend State Park to walk around and take photos. As you can see in the first photo I left my helmet hanging on the passenger peg. During the two hours I was walking...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21,303
Views: 1,240,483
Posted By roberts
Yep, you need to get it! I saw one yesterday...

Yep, you need to get it! I saw one yesterday morning getting put together in Lone Star's service department. Maybe it was that one?

Robert
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By roberts
Congratulations on the new bike! :clap I'm a...

Congratulations on the new bike! :clap I'm a long-time GS addict, and it is always fun to get a new bike and then get it set up with accessories that you like. I'm in Houston. What part of Texas are...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,164
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! Thank you for the update. :clap

Fantastic! Thank you for the update. :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-28-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,164
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the great report! :clap I am...

Thank you for the great report! :clap I am really enjoying the different stories, descriptions and photos.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,662
Posted By roberts
Hwy. 90 is wide open and remote and the terrain...

Hwy. 90 is wide open and remote and the terrain is interesting, especially between Langtry and Marathon. I always enjoy the long ride because of its remoteness and scenery. Just make sure that you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-30-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,662
Posted By roberts
Wow, what a great report! :clap Your storytelling...

Wow, what a great report! :clap Your storytelling really captures the atmosphere of the area. Until now I had never heard of "murmuration" and it is an amazing video. Murmuration sounds like the way...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-24-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,662
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! :clap

Fantastic! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By roberts
Congratulations on the new bike! Those side racks...

Congratulations on the new bike! Those side racks are for the BMW aluminum luggage, like in this photo. Your top rack plate is a great place to strap down items, but it is not a mount for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,783
Posted By roberts
Absolutely fantastic story and photos! :clap Your...

Absolutely fantastic story and photos! :clap Your reports are always such a pleasure to read that I forward them to my non-riding friends and they enjoy them also.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,974
Posted By roberts
Wow! That is alot of riding. Congratulations! I...

Wow! That is alot of riding. Congratulations! I once rode my Adventure from Leadville, CO to Houston and that completely wore me out, and I know that I couldn't have ridden across the country after...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-13-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,185
Posted By roberts
Matt, Thanks for the great report! The...

Matt,

Thanks for the great report! The terrain you rode through is my favorite. I need to explore along the Pecos River, and the campsite at Villanueva State park looks very interesting. I'm...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-02-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,356
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! Thanks for the great update. You have...

Fantastic! Thanks for the great update. You have now successfully convinced me that I need to go to the rally next year. Let's rumble! :ricky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,356
Posted By roberts
Thanks for checking in! I'm sorry about your...

Thanks for checking in! I'm sorry about your stomach trouble. Uh, maybe it was the fried minnows :puke1
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,356
Posted By roberts
Joseph, Like others have said, this is an...

Joseph,

Like others have said, this is an excellent and very interesting report! It is great to follow along with a report like this, by someone I actually know. :lol3 You are sharing photos of...
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